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Blog entries in the "counter-extremism" category group:

The Need for Intrafaith Perspective on Interfaith Matters

A view from Saydnaya, a monastery in Syria where Christians and Muslims venerated an icon of Mary in the medieval period. Bogdan Smarandache reflects on western responses to… Continue reading

Combating intolerance & discrimination against Muslims: Comprehensive Response in the OSCE region

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) works for stability, peace and democracy for more than a billion people in 57 participating States, through… Continue reading

Why sometimes you just need to keep going

The Myth of Sisyphus teaches us a lesson about religious leaders involved in interreligious engagement and activism. In the myth, King Sisyphus of Ephyra spent each day pushing a… Continue reading

Challenging Hatred Together

"But you must keep quiet about challenging homophobia or anti-Semitism." That was just one comment that was made to me when I founded Tell MAMA. The person was not inherently bad,… Continue reading

Rose Castle: a landmark of peace & reconciliation

Georgia May shares the vision of The Rose Castle Foundation, an international reconciliation centre based at Rose Castle, Cumbria, that serves to deepen understanding of different… Continue reading

Confronting Jihadism with Interfaith Education

Woolf Institute Alumnus Rev Martin Olando has recently co-authored a book on the power of education to combat extremism. Burying the Sword: Confronting Jihadism with Interfaith… Continue reading

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